Tuesday , October 17 2017

Kuwait

Kuwaiti laws maintain salaries, privileges of State employees – Plan to boost pvt sector’s role

KUWAIT CITY, March 23, (KUNA): The Kuwait laws stresses the need to maintain salaries and financial privileges of State’s employees, said an official. The strategic alternative project seeks to address the issue of salaries’ gaps, Undersecretary of Finance Ministry Khalifa Hamada, added in a speech at the national conference on …

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Bringing in new unskilled workers to cost more – Move tied to result of expat exodus

KUWAIT CITY, Mar 23: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the perceived consequences of expatriates moving out of Kuwait as a result of the rising cost of living. The increase of expenditure for basics amenities and the absence of a legal minimum wage and related …

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3rd person held for links to Kuwaitis’ killing

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Lebanese security forces have arrested a third person for links to the murder of the two Kuwaiti citizens Nabil Yacoub Al-Ghareeb and Hussein Al-Nassar, reports Al-Anba daily. The man was arrested while attempting to sell a Rolex watch apparently stolen from the murdered men. A judicial …

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Arrest warrant issued against MP Abdulhameed Dashti

KUWAIT CITY: Following the lifting of MP Abdulhameed Dashti’s parliamentary immunity last week, an arrest warrant was issued on Wednesday and a circular was sent to all borders for his arrest over the case fi led against him for allegedly insulting Saudi Arabia, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In his Twitter account, …

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Sports laws not real reason for Kuwait’s IOC suspension

KUWAIT CITY, March 23, (KUNA): Kuwait’s sports laws are not the real reason that led the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to suspend the country, the head of the Kuwaiti government negotiation delegation with the IOC Dr Mohammad Alfili said. Similar sports laws similar to the Kuwaiti ones exist in many …

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KUWAIT CONDEMNS ATTACK … AMIR OFFERS CONDOLENCES – Kuwaitis in Belgium safe, citizens urged to be vigilant – DAESH attacks in Brussels kill 35

BRUSSELS, March 22, (Agencies): Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 35 people. Police issued a wanted notice for a young man pictured pushing a laden luggage trolley at the airport …

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Watch set on Hezbollah activists

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: The security agencies in Kuwait continue to keep an eye on some ‘activists’ of banned Lebanese party Hezbollah following a decision issued by the GCC countries labeling it a ‘terrorist’ organization, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, there are some known people who are believed to …

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KD 22bn budget deficit for 3 years seen

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (KUNA): Kuwait’s state budget is expected to have a deficit of around KD 22 billion for the next three years as a result of plummeting oil prices, Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh said on Tuesday. In a speech during a national conference on priorities, …

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Anti-trust measures ensure fair practices

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (KUNA): The anti-trust apparatus seeks to ensure fair competition in the business community and in the marketplace with the ultimate goal of serving the public’s needs in a manner that transcends self-interest or bias, said a minister on Tuesday. Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef …

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Joint GCC team discusses unified mechanism to collect traffic fines

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (Agencies): The General Traffic Department of Ministry of Interior hosted the 8th meeting of the joint GCC team in charge of setting up a unified mechanism whereby the fines of the traffic violations committed by GCC citizens in any of the six GCC countries can be …

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